Democracy Now! Monday, October 13, 2003
People's Historian Howard Zinn on Occupied Iraq, the Role of Resistance Movements, Government Lies and the Media
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On this Indigenous Peoples Day, we hear from historian Howard Zinn who wrote extensively about Columbus’ so-called discovery of the Americas. Today Zinn examines the occupation of Iraq, the role of the media in the build-up to war and the historical role of dissent in the United States.
An Alaskan Indigineous Leader Speaks Out Against Corporate Exploitation and Cultural Genocide
Dune Lankard discusses how the Exxon Valdez oil spill destroyed not just Alaska’s coastlne but a way of a life for many indigenous peoples including the Eyak tribe.